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The House Café Ortaköy

Salhane Sokak No 1, Ortaköy, Istanbul

Mon–Thu: 8.00–23.00; Fri–Sat: 8.00–23.30; Sun: 8.00–22.30

The Ortaköy branch of this popular chain has stunning Bosphorus views, two large terraces and an indoor dining area. It is housed in the former home of the youngest son of the famous architect Karabet Balyan who designed the Ortaköy Mosque on the other end of quay and the nearby Dolmabahçe Palace.

In the summer, there are live DJ performances on weekends. The menu is international with an extensive drinks menu.

Other popular branches are at İstiklal Caddesi 163 in Galatasaray and the original branch in Nişantaşı.

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